CNN – Trump Owes Every American Money

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Sometimes You Just Can’t Argue Logic

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Dean Obeidallah over at CNN said something today that made a hell of a lot of sense.

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Dean feels that Donald Trump should get his signing arm ready and issue each and every American citizen a check for roughly $3,239, and not just a one time payment, but $3,239 every single week until the end of his presidency.

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And the best, not in the form of a tax break but from his personal account as the director of this b-rated horror movie which we have all been forcefully cast into.

Dean like many of us feels that Trump, who just the other day welcomed reporters to “the set,” as they were at the White House, has turned the US presidency into a mockery, a reality TV show and as a result of that, we, as in all Americans, have been forcefully cast into this new and terribly scripted reality TV show.

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Dean compared the current US presidency, Trump’s behaviors, how he runs his administration to Trump’s old reality show “The Apprentice.”

Dean nailed it.

Sadly, other countries share Dean’s view of what America looks like now, how it’s currently being run and of our current leadership.

Trump likes to create drama and disorder, he goes out of his way to accomplish that by making outlandish statements and comments, threatens world leaders, insults individuals.

He creates arguments, disorder, and chaos.

This is the only behavior he honestly knows because it has always gotten him whatever it was that his little greedy, ice, cold and very dead heart has ever wanted.

I am with you Dean on this one, Trump should be paying each and every one of us for having forced us into his reality TV show, “Trump’s America.”

Cristal M Clark

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Dishonest Trump Will Dole Out Most Dishonest Media Awards?

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Trump Going to War With the Media – Someone’s Gotta Do It, Right?

Our sometimes dishonest, lacking actual, fact backed tweets and statements president will be announcing awards next week for the most dishonest and corrupt media of the year.

Let me guess, CNN is going to be fairly high up on the list here.

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His tweet today read:

“I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o’clock.”

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“Americans are sick and tired of being lied to, insulted and treated with outright condescension,” an email to Trump’s supporters that was sent oh, last week read.

That email went on to proudly announce:

“That’s why President Trump is crowning the 2017 King of Fake News before the end of the year.”

It continued on with:

“There’s no point in pretending that some journalists are anything more than peddlers of falsehoods and liberal propaganda.”

I am sorry but, should the President of the United States maybe, and this is just a suggestion, be working on more worldly affairs and issues, like oh for instance, as reported earlier today, ISIS supporters taking selfies in New York, one’s that ISIS then shared through its dwindling army, North Korea, Russia, global warming???

I mean it’s only a suggestion here…

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However, mainstream media has become nothing more or less than opinion and bias based reporting, so while Trump could be doing more presidential things, I actually have to toss a dog a bone here and give the man a little credit for taking on the media.   

Of course, in a Rasmussen poll that was conducted after Trump’s sad little tweet found the majority of hard working americans, who are tired of the media reporting opinion pieces rather than actual news, would in fact award FoxNews, Trump’s largest media supporter, the coveted trophy next week. 

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I just hope that Trump has a special award for the pot smoking CNN reporters that were here in Denver, CO on New Year’s Eve.

A word to the media, run for cover, looks like the lies you tell us because of your love for us are fighting words, at least to Trump because this year, it looks like the only war Trump plans to start, is one with the media.

Cristal M Clark

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Trump Hit – Sustains Black Eye

 

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You know the mainstream media says this every day, especially CNN, “Donald Trump takes to twitter to talk about things that don’t matter in an effort to hide the things that do matter.”

 

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Sorry mainstream media, that is hands down what you are doing here.

A soldier killed in action matters, Trump’s response to it, it doesn’t matter as long as he actually made the effort.

He sucks at words, we all know this.

 

For an entire 24 hour period I have seen nothing but stories and even some I am pretty sure were not entire truths reported by the mainstream media with regards to Trump’s lack of empathy.

 

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Excuse me, but could I get a show of hands of those that thought he actually had just one tiny ounce of empathy in his body? Anyone???

Trump according to many news outlets was a complete letdown in a phone call to offer condolences to the widow of a slain soldier which has since then, exploded into a sad display that swamped the White House on Wednesday, that ended in the soldier’s grieving mother accusing the president of disrespecting her family and a defiant Mr. Trump complaining that his words had been cynically twisted for political purposes.

Here’s a message to anyone who is getting a tweet, call or letter from Trump, do you bother to read his tweets, he is not eloquent and he is not empathetic.

Period and end of story.

I admit I do not write about too many cold cases that I look at these days but every cop, military member, special agent, that I have spoken to, when asked about getting killed in the line of duty informs me rather proudly, “this is part of the job, it’s what I signed up for.”

 

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Trump is basically repeating what he has been told I am sure countless times.

 

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To the media who is making this into a mountain, STFU already and report news, actual news, not your bloody opinionated, one sided story, but some actual news.

If I am not mistaken, the United States is an entire country, other things are happening here that warrant some attention.

And by the way, this is the very same thing that the Russian’s accomplished with the fake news, the overhyped sensationalism of stories, the fake social media accounts.

Swaying public opinion.

They without a doubt whatsoever learned it from us, our media who has to get every little detail, sensationalize every little story, they learned from us.

 

In fact this is just like walking up and recording a police beat down without the benefit of having the back story and running with it and suddenly reporting a story about police brutality.

 

This is bias reporting.

 

Nice.

 

As for Trump, I actually support you if you shut down the mainstream media here, I watch it every single day and quite frankly it’s not news, it’s utterly sickening.

Report the news, not opinions, not experts that simply report what they think, because I can do that and a much better job of it, try sticking to reporting just the news.

I am actually quite skilled at forming my own opinion here.

CNN, WAPO, even FoxNews at times, should be labeled opinion pieces and not news.

At the end of the day if you actually watch the news they really reported on vs. opinionated story headlines, they are opinion broadcasts and not actual news.  

They do what I do, only not quite as well because I call it exactly how I see it and right now I am seeing Trump’s point to calling them fake news broadcasters.

He is right.

A tag line the news often says, is that they are “reporting news that affects me.”

 

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My message back is that you are not, you are trying to sway my opinion just like Russia is accused of doing.

How can we support imposing sanctions upon Russia for attempting to sway public opinion when we sit back and allow our own media to take an actual newsworthy report and turn it into a circus just to sway public opinion?

Stop Sensationalizing!

Talk about double standards.

Cristal M Clark

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Donald Trump Viciously Attacked – By Members of Media

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Donald Trump’s War with Mainstream Media, Going To Far?

 

This weekend has not been kind to Donald Trump as far as the media is concerned.

 

New York Daily News: “As American citizen drink from streams and stand in lines for ice, gas and food, President Trump says ‘they want everything to be done for them.’ Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Response? ‘You’re going straight to hell.’”

CNN: “Trump sent 18 tweets on Puerto Rico on Saturday. And Made things a whole lot worse.”

The Associated Press: “Trump dismisses ingrates who’ve questioned his administration’s commitment to rebuilding Puerto Rico”

The Hill: “Trump dedicates golf trophy to hurricane victims as millions struggle in Puerto Rico.”

USA: Trump slams fake news and politically motivated ingrates for criticizing Puerto Rico aid efforts.”

CNN: Trump’s whiplash weekend heightens questions over leadership.”

The Washington Post: “Trump attacks mayor of San Juan, ratcheting up tensions over crisis in Puerto Rico.”

CNN: “Donald Trump’s last 7 days are just mind-bogglingly bad.”

 

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The list of news headlines and stories bashing Trump over this past weekend is both vast and long.

Donald Trump is definitely taking a beating, and it’s not looking very good or could it simply be nothing more than just another painted picture?

I pose this question because on Friday as I watched CNN live and what I a witnessed was not the headlines CNN is attempting to sell it’s public.

So on Friday morning as I was getting in that 4am workout, sipping coffee and GO FAST, I watched CNN do something along the lines of Russian election interference fashion.

During the newscast, CNN played an interview from Thursday where acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke told reporters she was “very satisfied” with the federal response since Maria made landfall, calling it a “good news story.”

 

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Then cut to commercial and once back a live interview with Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz of San Juan where the CNN news anchor informed Carmen about what Elaine Duke said, in particular about the federal response being a “good news story.”

Carmen became quite upset at hearing this, as one could imagine. I would be if I had been told what Elaine had said in the same context that the anchor informed Carmen about it.

CNN did take what Elaine said out of context in a very clear effort to stir the pot and get people pissed at Trump and his administration. They sold Carmen part of the story without ever touching on the stories entirety.

It was rather vulgar and disgusting.

 

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While I am not Trump’s biggest fan, I am also not a fan of all of these reports about Russia stirring the race pot, or all of the other pots, with fake news, fake social media ad’s and accounts simply because you can turn on the evening news and watch that same behavior coming from the inside.  

Our very own mainstream media organizations incite and inspire hate, loathing, and more division than Russia ever could have or did during the 2016 Presidential Election.

Trump has every right to be angry with the mainstream media after this past weekend, while he is an absurd little man who sometimes behaves and acts much like a half wit, the media if it were about real news would man up and show some class, at the very least rather than woefully and purposefully go out of it’s way to cause individuals to become angry with Trump and his administration.

And everyone keeps wondering just how Russia got its ammunition.

Cristal M Clark

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Russia Successful at Dividing America?

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Russia – Serves up The Perfect Election Weapon

I continue to see these headlines with regards to Russia dividing Americans through fake social media accounts.

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This morning CNN went on and on about the social media account that was found on both Twitter and Facebook under the name of “Blacktivist” which CNN dubbed a fake “black” activist account.

Okay fair enough however, when using words to describes things such as “black” or “white” you are by default stirring that social tension pot. Why not simply say something along the lines of “We found this activist site that the Russian’s created so as to cause even more racial tension and divide with regards to law enforcement here in america.”

See how much more classy that sounds?

While I don’t doubt that Russia did create that particular account, what caused the problem is still the problem. The media describes the fake account as a “black” activist account.

It’s a fake activist account. End of story. Viewers could clearly see what the accounts were when CNN posted images of the accounts posts.

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We were already a nation that was divided though and CNN should probably check its facts before skirting them and making it sound as if Russia really made the racial divide here in america worse.

It was already a boiling pot that was going to boil over on it’s own at any moment.

We already had racial tensions brewing with even more tensions brewing where law enforcement was concerned.

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All Russia did was capitalize on our nation’s problems in order to gain more knowledge about us and where our heads were.

And by problems, it was all that, we all advertised, whether it was the mainstream media or individuals on social media posting things, we all advertised precisely what Russia exposed and capitalized on during the election.

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I also keep hearing this, particularly on CNN, “how did they know who to target?”

This morning was another spit out my coffee or choke laughing moment. A reporter on CNN asked a guest something to the effect of, “How did they know who to target, was it perhaps one of those calls placed to you where you were asked who they could market something like this to?”

CNN, the sky did not fall here, do you guys even read or watch the news at all? Do you even know what you are reporting on, on a daily basis or do you block that from your fragile egos, I mean minds at the end of the day and forget about it?

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What’s more, do you go onto social media at all?

Does CNN or any other media outlet actually pay attention to things other than themselves?

It is not rocket it science here.

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Russia knew who to target and what parts of the country in large part no thanks to mainstream media, second to that by actually looking at what people post from around this country on social media sites, including Reddit where anyone can read all of the forums without having to create an actual account and friend or follow someone.

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I wrote about this two nights ago, Russia knew who to target because here in america, we american’s expose our own secrets to everyone through social media, the mainstream media reports on speculation and opinion as if they were fact and they ask people really personal information and/or learn that really personal information and expose it. 

Really CNN, how do you think they figured out who to target. I’ve never heard a more ridiculous question being asked over and over again, in my life.

Nothing in the news is really news these days, so while CNN said over and over again this morning too, “you can’t get your news from social media”, the last time I checked, we couldn’t get our news from CNN either.

I heard over 45 minutes of pretty much speculation this morning, the guests to CNN? CNN was asking hypothetical questions and interjecting their own opinions, and nothing really got answered, what I did not hear a lot of was actual factual news aside from Puerto Rico, yet still the CNN anchors filled those moments with speculative questions that tend to go unanswered which leaves viewers to speculate further and then rumors start…

Russia didn’t make shit up here, they simply exposed the worst of each of us and utilized that to their advantage.

All of the fake ad’s, the fake news, the activist accounts, they were all based off of actual facts, things that were already happening here in america, things that people were already talking about, speculating about and in some cases spreading rumors as fact about.

Russia was able to figure out, which was not a secret CNN, nor was it a secret, that american’s were already divided, they used that division among us in order to sway the election.

But was that really the only goal?

Not by a long shot.

Russia was able to expose america truly expose our every weakness from the inside out, to the world.

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People post and share everything across multiple social media accounts, we overshare information, we discuss openly our true feelings on forums where we never have to meet the other people we are chatting with. You never know who is on the other end.

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The media has overplayed the fact that we have all of this racial division, police shooting unarmed young individuals and beating them and the media were the one’s that drilled into our heads the very idea of the wording “Unarmed, young black man.” the media also overplayed the drug epidemics that are sweeping our nation, doctors prescribing opiods like skittles, impoverished parts of our own country that we ignore while at the same time looking down our noses at for instance impoverished nations such as North Korea, the cost of living in some housing markets is so high that people have to share studio apartments with multiple people, where is big brother helping on that one? Oh wait, they are more concerned with access to Americans private email, cell phones and private data, access to social media accounts…go see Russia because they were able to obtain that, am I right? Health care in this nation is a complete and utter joke, our politicians take advantage of the system far more than any citizen, the rich get away with murder while the poor suffer the consequences 3x’s over for a simple shoplifting, you get the point, as the list could go on for days.

Thanks mainstream media, I was paying attention…but I wasn’t the only one or so it would appear. The media in this country tends to turn the news into something that it was never intended to be, entertainment. Everything is a huge, dramatic story that plays out for days on end.

We were an open book and the media played a much bigger role in that than they desire to admit, however along with that, each of us who are on social media, forums of any kind and the like bare some of that blame as well because we too overexposed our true feelings, our problems in this nation, and how we felt about those problems. Speculation, rumor and fact, we let it all out and really did kid ourselves into thinking that no one was paying attention, or at the least, that no one would ever think to use it against us.

And, if you were to push, dig and try to learn more, you might learn that the election was not the only goal here.

Our intelligence agencies should at the very least know that. Russia is far from finished here.

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Russia ladies and gentlemen, really just used what was going on here in a truly remarkable way and bitch slapped us with it, and hard.

Russia created and deployed the most unexpected weapon that has ever been created and with expert precision, they used it against us, even though we were one mass of multiple moving targets.  

They didn’t kill a single soul in the process. They didn’t have to.

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It was pure genius.

The other night I said that Russia couldn’t have done it any better, and that is hands down fact.

Cristal M Clark

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Russia to America – We Know Your Citizens Better Than Your Government Does

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Mark Zuckerberg & his Facebook Russian Troll Farm Woes

 

Does anyone remember last year when Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg vowed to put an end to fake news on Facebook? I do, but as a woman one might expect that, always bringing up the good old days to toss it back in your face, at just the right moment.

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Perhaps Mark should have been more focused on all of those accounts that they identified on 9/6/17, that appeared to have had $100,000 in ad spending (the number could be much higher) from June of 2015 to May of 2017 that in fact, violated its policies, and were found to be linked to a Russian trolling farm…that was backed by the Russian Government.

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Bravo Mark…bravo.

So now Mark seems a wee bit lost here, he went from full on denial to being open to “reviewing” proposed legislation should it pique his subtle interest.

Overall, Facebook had several opportunities to catch this and deal with it, long before it made headline news, like back in 2015.

The problems were:

Blatant Denial

Lack of Staff

Searching for any type of related ads

Taking our then President a bit more seriously

Having the ability to suck it up and take the blame gracefully

Stop blaming automated algorithms (Facebook’s favorite scapegoat), and just suck it up and take responsibility

 

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Many are wondering and asking how Russia figured out who to target with these ads?

 

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Well, that is actually a pretty easy one. Russia, they knew what the average american dreamed of and wanted in terms of the perfect balance of its government and it’s people.

 

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We could spend all day and night trying to guess as to how they knew that, but the honest truth is, has anyone taken a walk through social media lately?

It’s an open book into what american’s think, feel, how we live, what we want, what we desire, our hopes, dreams, information about our interpersonal relationships, how we feel about our jobs, and how we feel about our government, what we would like to see it doing.

What we dislike about the government, a candidate, what we speculate, the rumor mill…you name it, I could go all day with this list.

The point is, that if I can see that within the first 5 minutes of being on any social media account that I have, so can everyone else, and it matters very little who you friend, block, unfriend. Things are shared whether you like it or not.

And let us not forget our own media here in the US, they tend to spread as much misinformation as they possibly can, rarely do a correction story, bring on “experts” to talk about what they think is going on and in general, report speculation and opinion as if they were facts.

It would not have taken much or long for the Russian’s to figure out just what type of fake news or ad’s it sponsored much less who to target.

All of that said, it does not negate the fact that people do not buy into what they do not believe or want to believe.

So many bought into the fake news and all of those fake ad’s because deep down, it was truly something they wanted to believe in.

You cannot package it any better than Russia did here.

They knew the American people better than our own government did at the time and I am willing to bet, that they still do.

Cristal M Clark

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Mainstream Media and it’s Dirty Little Secret

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Donald Trump’s Mental Fitness Question – Brian Stelter and CNN

In some rather funny news CNN host Brian Stelter is facing criticism for revealing that he and other members of mainstream media often times sit back and openly discuss/question whether or not Donald Trump is truly mentally fit.  

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Apparently during Sunday’s edition of “Reliable Sources,” Brian Stelter said conversations about Trump’s mental fitness were happening “in newsrooms and TV studios” in the not shocking wake of Trump’s response to the previous weekend’s violence between white nationalists and counter-protesters and Charlottesville, Va.

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“Usually after the microphones are off, or after the stories are filed, after the paper has been put to bed, people’s concerns, and fears and questions come out…Question like these: Is the president of the United States a racist? Is he suffering from some kind of illness? Is he fit for office? And if he’s unfit, then what?”

My first assumption is always that Trump either has mental health issues, is drunk or high or a combination of all 3. I lean heavily towards a strong combination of all 3.

I’m sorry here but I honestly fail to see why Brian is even facing a blink of the eye for making those comments, aren’t people worldwide already asking the same questions?

Trust me, everyone is asking those very same questions, so why would anyone in the media not be?

In fact, they should be and they should be reporting on that rather than the diatribe of playing nice and kissing Trump’s rosey red ass instead of going for the gold.

The truth is simple, clear and so very concise and, the world knows it.

Trump is a narcissist, a racist, a bigot, a womanizer and he lies, makes up facts that support his cause and only that. Trump’s only care is himself, what he believes in and what will make him more well known. He wants his name in history and nothing more or less than that.

He has not a true care for doing what is right, what serves his nation’s best interests, just his own.  

The US Presidency is nothing more than just another notch in Trump’s proverbial belt, his personal road of riches.

He is not mentally fit, more rather he is truly mentally unstable and very unsuitable to hold the office of the US Presidency.

Hey Brian, you deserve a medal.

Cristal M Clark

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President Obama – Democratic party lost because of Fox News?

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How the Democratic party really lost 2016

In a pretty recent interview with Rolling Stone, President Obama took the liberty of casting part of the blame for the Democrats losing the election on…Fox News of all things.

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“I think that part of it has to do with our inability, our failure, to reach those voters effectively. Part of it is Fox News in every bar and restaurant in big chunks of the country, but part of it is also Democrats not working at a grassroots level, being in there, showing up, making arguments.”

Fox News huh?

Neither party is perfect, just as no president is. Part of what President Obama said is true..but Fox News?

Point blank, the Democrats who were the voice of the working class for decades, just simply stopped being that voice and the working class noticed that.

American voters for the better part of a year by the way, have been showing both parties just how much we dislike that blame game nonsense anyway.

Take ownership of your shit, we don’t need excuses and we most certainly don’t want to hear or see blame.

The bottom line is pretty simple, the Democrats stopped representing the working class a long time ago because they focused more on issues that were of no benefit to the working class, and also focused on issues that ended up hurting the working class and many, many small business owners.

Democrats got, sloppy, greedy and out of line.

The reality is that Donald Trump represents a new way of thinking in terms of what types of individual american’s are willing to vote into office, meaning many american’s are tired of career politics who have bureaucracy ingrained into them, who are unwilling to change and bend as a society tries to grow and thrive.

Voters wanted to see politics in this country overhauled, they wanted change.

Voters wanted to see rules in place that are better designed to protect this country’s people, from its politicians who tend to, as history has shown over and over again, become complacent and stop representing the people.

Voters were willing to put aside long held beliefs, such as pro-life or pro-choice, opening our borders, they were even willing to put aside personal feelings over how they felt about some of the rather embarrassing, sexist, bigoted and racist things Donald Trump said.

Quite a few voters even stepped over to a party they swore they’d never vote for because, they wanted to vote for the person that they felt better related to the american working class.

The guy who heard what the working class had been asking for.

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Some in the media practiced in bias reporting, for instance they were clearly either on Donald’s side or Hillary’s and that was pretty even. For instance CNN was very clearly pro-Hillary.

But to place part of the blame on Fox News or any media outlet is ludicrous.

The Democrats lost because they stopped being the voice of the American Working Class.

And that, happened to cost the working class in this country.

So, they voted for the person they felt better related to the american working class.

Democrats would do really well here to take a step back and learn the lesson that was so clearly taught through Donald Trump’s winning the 2016 Presidential Election.

The winner had nothing to do with CNN, Fox News, Fake News, or any news.

When you stop representing your people, they will eventually, in turn stop representing you.

Cristal M Clark

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On the evening of 13 November 2015, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks commenced in Paris, France—They consisted of mass shootings, suicide bombings, and hostage-taking.

The death toll currently as of right this very moment sits at 129, 340 injured many of them critically injured.

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Why and who were the savages that so ruthlessly, senselessly and without cause took the lives of innocent individuals? ISIS took responsibility, boasted that it had members gain entry into France by posing as Syrian Refugees.  

As of today 27 US state Governors have stated they will not take refugees in which by the way is really quite absurd. States don’t really get a choice as to whether or not they take in refugees.

President Obama has explicit statutory authorization to accept foreign refugees into the United States. Under the Refugee Act of 1980,

The president may admit refugees who face “persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion” into the United States, and the president’s power to do so is particularly robust if they determine that an “unforeseen emergency refugee situation” such as the Syrian refugee crisis exists.

To further drive that point home and to remind everyone, that in Arizona v. the United States, Arizona lost. Not to mention, the US stands to lose a lot by refusing asylum to refugees of war torn nations. States also have much to lose by refusing refugees in terms of Federal funding. Try to tax your citizens more to offset the loss of Federal funds and let’s see where that gets everyone. Needless to say, the Refugee Act of 1980  has given President Obama broad discretion to allow refugees to be admitted into the United States. States must yield to that act.

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It’s pretty common knowledge that the terror organisation known as the Islamic State has killed far more Muslims than Christians, Westerners, or minorities during its existence.

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What about our home grown terrorists? Or mass shooters who are basically home grown terrorists of a different breed from the likes of ISIS?

Who thinks we don’t already have terrorists hiding out in this country waiting to kill again? We would be kidding ourselves if we thought we are safe.

By refusing a refugee access to safety because of ISIS we condemn an entire group of people to either die or join a cause they don’t believe in just so that they can live…what kind of sense does that make?

What’s more, we continue to bomb the shit out of ISIS which is great right? Yet by shutting our borders and doors to refugees where do you think ISIS is going to turn in order to get new recruits to man it’s needed growing army?  

We already know that ISIS preys on the disadvantaged, the poor, the desperate, the shunned by society and now the world.  If it were me in charge of an army and I wanted to dominate, I would have snuck some of my guys in as refugees, knowing that it would upset the delicate balance of taking in refugees.

It serves multiple purposes, they kill and get attention again because of the scale of coordinated effort involved in the mass attacks and countries will stop letting some of the refugees in long enough for someone to come in and recruit the refugees.

If you are looking carefully at terrorist organizations they test the fence, find a weakness and then prey on it, exploit it, and take full advantage of our response to the damage they caused.

The world’s weakness is taking in refugees from war torn countries. We can’t stand to see them suffer and consider it inhumane to not offer a safe home. ISIS saw a weakness and took advantage of it and because of that people are going to shun refugees which will allow terrorist groups to exploit those refugees and brainwash them into joining the terrorist cause.

So what’s the answer?

Before anyone says that we should close our borders and not allow any immigrants in, please allow for me to take this moment to kindly and with as much grace as I can muster, ask that you  STFU! Our ancestors stole, yes murdered in fact quite a few Native American’s so that they could steal this country from it’s rightful caretakers the Native American’s. We didn’t need it, we just desired it and killed innocent people so as to take it from them.

We then subsequently instead of becoming the caretakers, have managed to rape and violate in every possible way the land on which we all now comfortably reside upon within the US.  

We could all throw up our hands and walk away from the situation, leave refugees where they are, leave war torn nations to fight it or figure it out themselves. Nato could invoke Article 5, or nations could resume allowing refugees in but with strict and stringent rules and guidelines such as ankle monitoring, check in’s, etc.

What we should not do is turn our backs on those in need because of a group of terrorists who simply exposed a weakness in the system. We can simply find a safe and realistic solution for allowing refugees in without imprisoning them. It’s not right to condemn them to death because of ISIS. 

Cristal M Clark

 

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